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fractional currency

noun
1.
coins or paper money of a smaller denomination than the basic monetary unit.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65, Americanism
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  • Although not intended to circulate as currency, the stamps form the basis for fractional currency notes issued later.
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fractional currency

noun
1.
paper or metal money of smaller denomination than the standard monetary unit
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